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Permian Basin Oil Show Unites Petroleum Industry Members

Kelly Kirkland (L) Warren CAT, Odessa, Texas, discusses the body system for this 475 hp (354 kW) Cat CT13 and a Cat CX 31 automatic transmission with the designer and fabricator, Terry Baily (center) of EMI Body Systems in Washington, Kan., and his wife Ruth.
Alfonso Garza (L), B.G. Trucking in Odessa, Texas, has been speaking with Dustin Thane, Ditch Witch Southwest about the transportation requirements of the Ditch Witch JT 4020 all-terrain trencher.
(L-R): Javier and Malena Porras, R&J’s Backhoe Service in Monahans, Texas, have been examining the Case TR 270 skid steer loader with Greg Miller of Permian Tractor Sales, Inc., (PTS) in Odessa, Texas.
(L-R): Alby Enriquez and Dennis White of Allied Oil Field in Denver City, Texas, take a photo op with Bruce Peeler and Brett Ridgeway of Air Compression Solutions in Odessa, Texas.
The Permian Basin International Oil Show Inc. not only showcased the latest technology, it also honored the industry’s past.
Shawn (L) and Bill Epperson, Sun Electric in Odessa, Texas, discuss their new Mahindra 4025 tractor with Dan Olin of Cisco Equipment.
(L-R): Dewight Anderson and Wendy Clark of Total Truck & Trailer LLC in Norman, Okla., are learning a lot about John Deere equipment from Eric Schiel of Yellowhouse Machinery in Odessa, Texas.
Brady McAllister (L) of Kirby-Smith Machinery, Inc., has been explaining the attributes of this Manitou MT 12042 XT to Tommy Miller, Reveal Fishing Tools in Rankin, Texas.
(L-R): Johnny Aguilar, Dragon Products, Cutter and Vicki Carroll of Comanche Services in Goldsmith, Texas, take a photo op with the Dragon 2,500 hp (1,864 kW) mobile frac pumping unit.
(L-R): Berry Ingram and Stephen Slocumb of Capstar Drilling in Odessa, Texas, catch up with Nocona and Tyler Williams, Venture Drilling Supply LLC in Tahlequah, Okla., and the Atlas Copco RD 20 XC mobile oil and gas drilling rig.
(L-R): Brent Tankersley, ASCO in Amarillo, Texas, has just given James O. Rudd and Albert Espinoza of Control Systems in Broussard, La., a rundown on the Cat 2P 5000 lift truck.
(L-R): Rached and Joseph Hindi, Hindi Corporation in Albuquerque, N.M., have just had a quick lesson on the qualities of Atlas Copco down-hole drill bits.
Everyone had to take a trip into the past by visiting the Permian Basin International Oil Show “Old Cable Tool Rig.”

Working men and women of the oil and gas industry had the opportunity to check out the latest product developments, services and technologies at the Permian Basin International Oil Show, held Oct. 16 through 18 in Odessa, Texas. The exhibit featured more than 700 oil and gas related companies exhibiting in 1,114 specs.

Every even-numbered year, the Permian Basin International Oil Show Inc., brings together people from every phase of the petroleum industry. Leaders come to Odessa, Texas, from every corner of the world to learn about the latest technology, the newest equipment, to transact business and renew friendships.

The Permian Basin International Oil Show Inc. not only showcased the latest technology, it also honored the industry’s past. A working cable tool rig operated daily on the show grounds during the three-day show, surrounded by trucks and oilfield equipment from the 1930’s, a key growth period for the industry in the Permian Basin.

Over the years the show has grown not only in size but in importance as well. Having survived the booms and busts, industry slumps and slow-downs, wars and embargoes, the Permian Basin International Oil Show Inc. is still one of the largest Petroleum Expositions in the world today.

The Permian Basin International Oil Show Inc. is a non-profit venture whose sole purpose is educational, designed to serve the oil and gas industry.